Cushman Quilt Back

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Subject

Textiles

Title

Cushman Quilt Back

Date

ca. 1834 - 1950

Description

This technique, called paper template piecing technique, was popular in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Each individual hexagon is formed by folding fabric over a paper template. The larger units are then created by whip-stitching each hexagon together.

Source

Donor: Franklin Cushman
The Cushman Collection

Identifier

URI 1952.63.124 and 126

Citation

“Cushman Quilt Back,” Historic Textile and Costume Collection, accessed July 20, 2024, https://uritextilecollection.omeka.net/items/show/90.